"A film that everyone needs to see to understand the importance of voting in the United States. Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther
Following a car accident, Michelle awakens in the basement fallout shelter of a conspiracy-crazed man who claims to have saved her from the wreckage of the crash. He also informs her that a chemical attack has devastated the surrounding area, rendering the outside world uninhabitable. Emmett, who barely made it into the shelter, corroborates this version of events, but Michelle remains suspicious. As the dynamics within the bunker continually shift, she begins to doubt the truth of both what's happening in the shelter and in the outside world. PG-13 105 mins. 2016
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be showing a science fiction film every Tuesday, starting on November 15, for the month of November. All films will start at 5 p.m.
November 15: "Interstellar"
November 22: "Dune"
November 29: "Close Encounters of the Third Kind"
To celebrate National Coming Out Day, we will be screening "Pariah", a 2011 film by Dee Rees, rated R. The film is about an African American teenager in Brooklyn coming out first to herself, then to her family, as a lesbian.
The Georgetown Neighborhood Library will be the showing the film, Ghostbusters on October 31, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. Watch as three unemployed parapsychologists, Peter Venkman, Ray Stantz, Egon Spengler, and their friend, Winston Zeddemore battle ghosts throughout New York City. As the world is threatened by the god of destruction, Gozer the Gozerian, these Ghostbusters must do everything to not let this happen.
Please come and celebrate Halloween with us.
Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow and Hawkeye must pick a side. PG-13. 146 mins. 2016.
October is Bullying Prevention Month and Lamond-Riggs Library is screening Mean Girls to get a discussion going about bullying and how we can work to, well, prevent it. Ages 13 and up, please join us for the movie and a short conversation afterwards. See you there!